The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has finalized its agenda for its November open meeting, scheduled for November 21, 2014. It contains the following items:
- Modernizing Contest Rules: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to provide broadcasters greater flexibility in their disclosure of contest terms.
- Emerging Wireline Networks and Services: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Declaratory Ruling, and Order to facilitate the transition to next generation networks by promoting and preserving the Commission’s public safety, consumer protection, and competition goals.
- 911 Governance and Accountability: The Commission will consider a Policy Statement and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding its approach to 911 governance and proposing mechanisms to ensure continued accountability for reliable 911 services as technologies evolve.
- ITU Plenipotentiary Conference: The Commission will hear a presentation regarding the 2014 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference. The presentation will include a summary of key issues addressed at the Plenipotentiary and the conference outcomes.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 10:30 am, and will be shown online at www.fcc.gov/live.